Here are some common problems that the house owners face during summer months so far, as cooling facility involves air quality, humidity and temperature requirement. When your air conditioner unit is not working well or shut down eventually, just don’t get panic and call the services agency for that directly. Behind every malfunction there are always some simple solutions which may help you to get back your cool climate of your home back and not call the service agency give tons of money for that.
#1 When The AC Stops Working Completely
When unexpectedly your AC shuts down eventually, and then checks the thermostat batteries. If the batteries are dead, just replace them and if they are not then see the thermostat position and if it is toggled on the right direction and to you desired temperature of not.
#2 The AC Works, but the Air is normal and not cool
It may happen, even if when your AC is working still your room will stay warm and hot only. And if you haven’t changed the air filters yet, it’s time to do it now then. Then you need to verify that the thermostat setting is okay or not and if it is, then you need to change it, as you will keep it on the coldest still you will feel no difference in the room.
If you have old windows in your home, which actually gives warm gains to your home even if there is an AC in the house. Use the blackout curtains in the day or make a new insulation might help you.
Leaks in the duct area can also affect the room as being warm and spread no cooling. At this stage, only a technician helps, as he will test it and see whether why you are feeling the discomfort so far.
#3 Suddenly the AC Cools Unevenly
You will always find that, rooms with south facing windows will face hotter room than others. If this is the only case then don’t worry, use the blackout curtains in the warmest time of the day. Another main solution is that you can control the temperature of each specific area’s in the house by zoning system done by your technician.
#4 The Air Conditioner Makes Strange Noises
Some sounds that comes out of the AC blowers which is unbearable, may depict to the conclusion of motor bearing problem or a faulty belt, which may break anytime. Adding the accurate and suitable lubricants might help in it.
Rattling, clanging or thumping generally indicates that there is some problem in the motor. If you hear any such voices then suddenly turn the AC off and call the professional without taking any risks.
Some noises like smacking noise, leads to the thought that something might have stuck in the blower or else something might have stuck in the housing of the blower assembly. Then just turn off the AC and inspect it and report if needed at any point of time.
Clicking sounds when the AC turns on and off generally signifies a relay problem which is very common after installation. A rattling noise that occurs when the fan turns the compressor on is due to a failing motor in the house. Call a professional to inspect the unit as soon as possible if this happens.
Caution – Turn off the AC whenever you find anything fishy in the house as it consumes most amount of voltage from house meter.
So, we hope that you are not able to fix the problems if occurs and do not hesitate to call any professional if needed.